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GOG.com Launches Linux Support, Ahead Of Schedule

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By Andrew Powell

That's right, GOG.com has just announced they are supporting Linux, way ahead of their scheduled dates of around October or November. The launch brings 50 Linux-compatible games right away. GOG.com announced it on their website today, no doubt to the surprise of many. GOG.com says that 100 Linux…

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First Release Of KDE's Plasma 5 Desktop Arrives

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By Andrew Powell

For those looking forward to the next-gen incarnation of the KDE Plasma Desktop, the first release of Plasma 5 has now arrived. A polished up UI, new default desktop theme and high-DPI support are some of the big obvious changes while still managing to maintain the traditional design and workflow.…

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Grim Fandango Remake Coming To Linux

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By Andrew Powell

GNU/Linux gaming keeps on getting better and a recent announcement from developer Double Fine has caused much excitement. The remake of Grim Fandango is coming to Linux, alongside the console exclusive Playstation 4 and Vita versions as well as Windows and Mac! Double Fine initially made the…

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Birdie Twitter App to be Rewritten

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By Andrew Powell

It was only a bit over a week ago that I wrote an article on the Birdie Twitter application. Well, now the Birdie team is scrapping the current codebase and looks to be rebooting the application as Birdie 2.0. In a blog post titled "It's time to say goodbye" on the 26th February 2014, the Birdie…

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Humble Indie Bundle 11 Launches

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By Andrew Powell

It's that time again folks, another Humble Indie Bundle has landed featuring 6 Linux compatible games. Well, sort of... for now, let's just say 5 Linux compatible games. It almost seems like the Humble Bundles are rolling out quicker and quicker these days. Humble Indie Bundle 11 has recently…

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Upstart/Systemd war over - Ubuntu to switch to systemd

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By Andrew Powell

The popular but at times controversial init/system management daemon known as systemd looks to be becoming the de facto init standard in the Linux world as Ubuntu decides to switch to systemd in place of Upstart. Mark Shuttleworth revealed the upcoming changes in a blog post titled 'Losing…

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Humble Indie Bundle X Adds 3 More Games

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By Andrew Powell

As we come to expect from the Humble Indie Bundles, with around 6 days remaining, another 3 games have been added to the latest Bundle for those paying above the average purchase price. Humble Indie Bundle X launched last week, featuring games such as To The Moon, Joe Danger 2: The Movie, Papo…

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Linux: Hide Processes From Other Users

 nixcraft: How to stop leaking process information to all users on Linux operating systems?

Linus Torvalds still wants the Linux desktop

 ZDnet: Linux runs everything, everywhere, but Linus Torvalds still wants it to rule on one place it doesn't: The desktop.

The New Stack and Linux Foundation Survey: OpenStack and Docker are The Most Popular Open Source Projects

The New Stack: OpenStack is the most popular open source cloud project, followed by Docker and KVM, according to a survey of more than 550 respondents

Linux distro KaOS 2014.08 is here with KDE 4.14.0

Betanews: The Linux desktop community has reached a sad state.

Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated

OMG Ubuntu: A Munich city council spokesman has attempted to clarify the reasons behind its plan to re-examine the role of open-source software in local government IT systems.

Use These Tools To Change Settings Removed From Ubuntu and GNOME

HowToGeek: GNOME Tweak Tool is packed with useful settings, many of which used to be exposed in GNOME.

Walmart's investment in open source isn't cheap

InfoWorld: While proprietary vendors want us to focus on price, innovators focus on the flexibility and business value of open source

OpenStack Neutron Set for New Updates in Juno Release

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: October OpenStack release will be a major milestone for cloud networking.

Why the Future of Education Is Open #linuxcon

eWEEK: The CEO of edX explains to LinuxCon attendees how his platform is using open source and big data analytics to change the world of education.

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The Wine Development Release 1.7.25 Is Now Available.

Wine development team was able to produce a new experimental release today. 1.7.25 bringing many new features and as many as 35 bugfixes.

Developers Of The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter Looking Into Linux

One of the developers of a ”next-gen” first-person mystery game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter tweeted out that they are looking into Linux as one of the platforms to release for.

Distance Racing Game Now In Beta

Distance, the successor of Nitronic Rush entered beta and promises some pretty intense survival racing.

Review: Electronic Super Joy A Beat-Bumping Platformer

This week I took a look at Michael Todd's Electronic Super Joy: a fast-paced unforgiving platformer. I missed the initial release last year, and it must be said I was missing out. It's certainly not perfect, but the soundtrack alone may be enough for many of you.

DreadOut Third-Person Horror Game Released On Steam

There's a new game in town for those of you who like to be scared out of your minds by ghosts and supernatural events. And it looks quite terrifying.

GOL World Tour: Gaming From Argentina

The GOL World Tour will start in Argentina and stop off at different countries on a regular basis, looking at Linux developers and their games, throwing in a bit of culture and history too.

Lazors & Asteroids - Early-Access Sci-Fi Game Available On Linux

Lazors & Asteroids is an open world SciFi game, now on Alphafunding on Desura! The game has a chunk of open levels including large-scaled pre-set space battles and procedurally generated wars, along with a Free-Roam mode in which you have to collect items and attack cargo ships to upgrade your ship.

The Steam Controller: Not Everyone Gets It

Something I've noticed about the Steam controller is not very many gamers understand why it has trackpads and why this may be superior in some use cases, so here's a simple breakdown of my thoughts.

Gunpoint Stealth Puzzle Game Has Entered Linux Beta

A Linux beta has been made publicly available for Gunpoint on Steam for those Linux users who love to test and break software.

Pillars Of Eternity Backer Beta Available (Sadly Not For Linux Yet)

Pillars of Eternity now has a backer-beta available, but the Linux (and Mac) versions aren't due for a while yet sadly.

GOL Cast: Tower Defence, FPS Style In Sanctum 2

Sanctum 2 got released officially for Linux after being in beta for quite a while. So, it's our job to show you how well it runs and how good the actual game is. Time to protect some Cores!

A Bird Story RPG To Release On November 5th

In a press release last week the developer of indie hit To the Moon, Freebird Games, revealed that their next game, A Bird Story, will be available for Linux on Steam and GOG, among other distribution platforms.

The Witcher 3 For Linux Remains Officially Unconfirmed

The Witcher 3 for Linux remains officially unconfirmed now even after the front page of Steam itself advertised it as coming to SteamOS.

How To Build A Budget Steam Machine

For those who can't wait for the release of Valve's Steam Machines, this is a guide on how to build your own using parts tested to make sure they play nice together. The guide also doubles up as a cheap PC build for those looking to get the best value for money Linux gaming rig.

A Very Important Announcement For You

Today we have an important announcement to make for you, the GOL community. Before you go reading any further, please remain calm and read the whole article through before making any rushed decisions or leaving comments.